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Mineral-microbial co-evolution and its implications for the livability of the earth

Speaker: Prof.Hailiang Dong

Time: 9:30 am, June 30, 2019.

Place: The circular meeting room on the third floor, Xingzhi Building, College of Life Sciences


At the invitation of Prof. Bin Lian from school of life science of Nanjing Normal University, Professor Dong Hailiang, Director of the Center for Geological Microbiology and Biogeochemistry of China University of Geosciences, will conduct academic exchanges and report at Nanjing Normal University.

Professor Dong Hailiang is a geological microbiologist and director of the Center for Geological Microbiology and Biogeochemistry at China University of Geosciences. He was supported by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2002. In 2007, he was appointed as a professor of Yangtze River Scholars at China University of Geosciences. In 2010, he was hired as a national “Thousands of People” special experts; more than 240 international SCI papers have been published, including two by the first author in Science, and one by the authors in Nature Communication and Nature Reviews Microbiology. He is currently the chairman of the Geological Microbiology Committee of the China Geological Microbiology Society, the editor of Chemical Geology, the associate editor of Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Clays & Clay Minerals, Geomicrobiology Journal, the editor of Frontiers in Microbiology and Scientific Reports, and the guest editor of Elements. In 2007, he won the Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Miami in the United States. In 2008, he was awarded the Marion L. and Chrystie M. Jackson Middle Age Scientist Achievement Award by the American Society of Clay Minerals, and the 2018 American Geological Society. Since 2015, he has been highly awarded as a highly cited scholar in Chinese research papers.

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